Introducing BTCat

BTCat is a state-of-the-art library cataloging utility and database. Libraries deserve a reasonably priced, modern cataloging utility that provides efficient, easy to use features combined with strong, high-quality records coverage at the time of purchase.

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Our Story

With over 50 years of experience providing shelf-ready processing and full cataloging records to over 400 libraries, Baker & Taylor is your source for a cataloging solution you can trust.


Intellisense Interface

  • Drag and drop
  • Intellisense for fixed fields, tags, indicators and subfields
  • Record comparison
  • Record merge

Current, Web-based technology

  • Microsoft Azure technology
  • Community forums
  • Configurable homepage
  • Advanced analytics

Templates and Macros

  • Experience new workflow possibilities with BTCat templates and macros
  • Run macros on a single record or clean up an entire batch with a single click
  • RDA-compliant templates speed original cataloging, regardless of material type

Comprehensive Authority Workflow

  • One-Click Authority Linking for author, subject and series
York County

Learn how BTCat helped York County Public Library efficiently and accurately catalog book and AV materials.

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York County

Watch cataloger Ann Johnston's reaction to the customer service and support recieved from the BTCat team.

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In conjunction with BTCat, Baker & Taylor's state-of-the-art, customized cataloging process allows customers to search and retrieve cataloging records directly from your integrated library system, ensuring your cataloging records are unique to your library. 100% cataloging is provided for every title.

To meet your book cataloging needs, Baker & Taylor offers TechXpress, a specialized service that complements our online ordering tools. Designed to allow registered customers to download Machine Readable Cataloging Record (MARC) files for books, records can be downloaded directly from the internet, rather than waiting for diskettes or tapes to arrive.

Learn more about CLS and TechXpress and hear what our customers are saying about these services.

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